In a major achievement, the Kerala Technological University (KTU) has facilitated its first technology transfer in developing portable oxygen concentrators.
The foundation is working in 30 districts across the State to provide relief and support to the underprivileged communities during the pandemic.
The oxygen concentrators were delivered to Delhi and the AP Bhavan resident commissioner received the consignment after customs clearance.
Shivakumaran said the 100 oxygen concentrators will be dispatched for use at nine units spread across the country.
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The contactless vital parameter monitoring units, called Dozee, are a medical-grade sensor that can be placed under a mattress.
Walnut Medical oxygen concentrator is tested for patient safety, electrical safety, electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) as per the International Safety Standards.
The nodal officer was all praise of TANA for the donations and said the organisation has also come forward to donate one ambulance each to 13 districts.
Health department sources said the five municipal corporations have been provided with 1000 oxygen concentrators, which will be made available to patients free of cost.
The company has also donated 5,300 Oppo bands style to the frontline warriors of the Delhi Police, Greater Noida Authority, and Cyberabad Police.
As per information collected by the government, margin on the oxygen concentrators at the distributor level currently ranges up to 198 per cent.
He commended the efforts of NRIs in USA, Singapore and Malaysia for coming forward to supply 1,000 oxygen concentrators through Indian Red Cross Society.
In Chennai, Covid-19 patients and caregivers can request for an oxygen concentrator by giving a missed call to 08068065385.
The court heard the bail application filed by the businessman who was arrested on May 17 for allegedly hoarding oxygen concentrators.